A former Junior division first-place winner Laureate Ade Williams (Credit: Sphinx Organization/Glenn Triest)

Sphinx Begins 18th Year Of String Competition For Black And Latino Student Musicians

The Sphinx competition has allowed for more musical opportunities to minority string players than before the competition began 18 years ago says the artistic director.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2015

Members from the Interlochen Arts Academy on the Grand Rapids stop of their 50th Anniversary Concert Tour. (Interlochen Center for the Arts Facebook Photo)

Interlochen Academy Embarks On Anniversary Tour

The Interlochen Arts Academy is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a national concert tour — including a stop in Detroit on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

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Detroit Medical Orchestra: Saving Lives And The Music

A group of white coats are doing more than saving lives — they’re saving the music.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

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Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra To Be Featured In ‘Classic Carr Series’

One of the highlights of the concert will be the performance of “Elegia Andina” by Gabriela Lena Frank, a graduate of the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2011

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Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off Season

The Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra will kick off their 2011-2012 Concert Season on a high note with Pops at Pine Lake – a Season Opening Gala at Pine Lake Country Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2011

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Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra Reveals Schedule

The Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra is returning to a five concert series after budget rebuilding efforts required several years of abbreviated performances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

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Confusion Surrounds DSO Strike

The war of words continues between The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the striking musicians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2011

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DSO Cancels More Concerts

The DSO announced that the pops concerts An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein scheduled for January 13th thru 16th have been cancelled. Striking musicians will play their own concerts Jan 15th and 22nd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2011


DSO Rejects New Proposal To End Strike

Detroit Symphony Orchestra management has rejected a proposal from Governor Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Senator Carl Levin that called for a three year contract with total compensation of $36 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010


DSO Facing $8.8M Deficit Amid Strike

More woes for the DSO – the Detroit Symphony Orchestra says it has finished the fiscal year $8.8 million in the red.